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Dancing for health: Conquering and Preventing Stress

Author: Judith Lynne Hanna
Publisher: New York : AMS Press, cop. 2006.
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Explains the cognitive, emotional, and physical dimensions of dance in a spectrum of stress management approaches. This book offers lessons learned from the experiences of people of different  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Lynne Hanna
ISBN: 9780759108592 0759108595
OCLC Number: 1098290153
Description: 256 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1 I. Setting the Stage Chapter 2 Prelude Chapter 3 1. Evolution's Gifts Chapter 4 2. Dance-Stress Coupling Part 5 II. Historical and Non-Western Dance-Stress Relations Chapter 6 3. Meeting the Gods and Demons Chapter 7 4. Shaking Off Poison, Plague, Death, and Sin Chapter 8 5. Coming to Terms with Life Crises Chapter 9 6. Resolving Conflict Chapter 10 7. Revitalizing the Past and Facing the Future Part 11 III. Western Dance-Stress Relations Chapter 12 8. "Playing" Onstage in Western Theatrical Dance Chapter 13 9. A Dance Career in the West Chapter 14 10. Amateur Dancing in the West Chapter 15 11. Dance/Movement Therapy Chapter 16 Finale: Dance and Stress Resistance, Reduction, and Euphoria
Responsibility: Judith Lynne Hanna.


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Hanna, with her unique vision as a dancer and anthropologist, has written a wonderfully comprehensive book illuminating the interplay between dance and stress. By offering a cross-cultural Read more...

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